New Year's Day – Martyrs’ Day – Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras – Good Friday – Labor Day – Separation Day – Flag Day – Colon Day – Shout in Villa de Los Santos Day – Independence Day – Panama Mother's Day – Christmas Day
The standard work period in Panama is 48 hours a week and eight hours a day.
Employees are entitled to at least 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. Male employees are entitled to three days paid paternity leave.
Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid annual vacation.
Employees are entitled to paid sick leave for up to one year.
Employees are entitled to a bonus known as 13th month salary.
The notice period is 30 days. Upon termination, employees receive a seniority premium of one week's salary for each year worked.
Compulsory healthcare is funded by payroll taxes and the general budget. Private healthcare is also available.
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